Energy & Natural Resources: Delivering Innovative Products

I.Chemicals

Businesses can drive higher value outcomes and new customer experiences through innovative products, services, and business models with SAP solutions for chemicals.

Chemical companies are rethinking how humans and machines interact

SAP is ready to help chemical companies deliver innovative products at scale and as outcome-oriented services with prepackaged offerings such as the Best Practices package for Chemicals and SAP Model Company services.

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  • Commerce Personalization
  • Consent-Based Marketing
  • Omnichannel Commerce Management
  • Optimized Marketing
  • Portfolio and Project Management
  • Product Formulation and Recipe Development
  • Quote-to-Cash
  • Sales Force Automation
  • Sales Performance Management
  • Single Customer View
  • Central Procurement
  • Demand Management and Insights
  • Inventory and Basic Warehouse Management
  • Manufacturing Planning and Operations
  • Procurement Analytics
  • Response and Supply Management
  • Inventory and Operations Planning
  • Sourcing and Contract Management
  • Supplier Collaboration
  • Supplier Management
  • Set Operations and Maintenance
  • Health. and Safety
  • External Workforce Management
  • Industrial Insights
  • Intelligent Asset Management
  • Invoice and Payables Management
  • Manufacturing Execution
  • Manufacturing Networks
  • Operational Procurement
  • Services Procurement
  • Omnicnannel Customer Service
  • Order Promising
  • Product Compliance
  • Track & Trace and Logistics Networks
  • Transportation Management
  • Warehouse Management
  • Yard Logistics
SAP Road Map for Chemicals

Explore our chemicals industry road map to learn about current industry solutions, planned innovations, and future direction.

Current release highlights

  • Embedded sample management, including documents related to safety and product and service quality
  • Advanced scenario simulation geared toward assumptions, risks. opportunities, or business events
  • Physical assets digitally represented with SAP Intelligent Asset Management solutions
  • Legal compliance and marketability checks in the processing of sales orders and deliveries

Upcoming innovations

  • Target-driven recipe development with real-time analysis of costs. ingredients. and compliance
  • Collaborative enterprise planning that aligns finance and operational plans at strategic and tactical levels
  • Simplified process for creation, validation, approval. and publishing of safety instructions
  • Dangerous goods management with SAP S/4HANA

Future plans

  • Execute global customer-voice programs with experience management solutions from SAP
  • Implement advanced heuristics and provide insights to optimize capacity and resolve inventory problems
  • Support electrical work instruction and collection of process parameters
  • Embed transportation planning and execution capabilities in SAP S/4HANA Cloud

II. Oil & Gas

Oil & Gas companies can simplify and standardize processes to enable innovation in the oil and gas sector by harnessing intelligent cloud services from SAP.

40% of digital transformation initiatives will use RPA services

Oil and gas companies are streamlining and simplifying operations by creating intelligent enterprises based on industrialized and intelligent cloud services that enable innovative technologies such as robotic process automation (RPA).

SAP Road Map for Oil and Gas

Explore our oil and gas road map to learn about current industry solutions, planned innovations, and future direction.

Project Orchestration

  • Engineering
  • Portfolio and Project Management
  • Shutdown, Turnaround, and Outages
  • Project Logistics

Hydrocarbon Production

  • Hydrocarbon Production Management
  • Hydrocarbon Revenue Management
  • Field Logistics

Hydrocarbon Logistics

  • Commodity Management
  • Hydrocarbon Supply and Distribution
  • Hydrocarbon Processing Visibility
  • Secondary Distribution and Fuels Retailing
  • Commercial Sales and Marketing

Operational Integrity

  • Environment, Health, and Safety
  • Total Workforce Management
  • Asset Operations and Maintenance
  • Spare Parts and Materials Management
SAP S/4HANA

Become a best-run business with this real-time enterprise resource management suite. Connect people, business networks, the Internet of Things, and Big Data to create value across your oil and gas organization.

Current release highlights

  • Project management suite that supports project roles for long- to short-term planning
  • Integrated revenue accounting and production operations. determining well-level profitability
  • Visual and mobile user interfaces. providing real-time visibility into supply chains
  • Intelligent asset management with digital twin technology

Upcoming innovations

  • Public cloud project management solution with role-based user interfaces
  • Production and revenue accounting with upstream hydrocarbon accounting and management
  • Visual user interface with interactive functionality for supply chain management
  • Asset monitoring. based on granular data from sensors and maintenance history

Future plans

  • Use smart algorithms to assess project status and contractor performance and reliability
  • Develop flexible structures to identify required elements for costs. and revenue
  • Offer a platform enabling collaboration, transparency. and security in hydrocarbon movements
  • Deliver comprehensive features that support end-to-end processes for asset management
Find oil and gas software tailored to your needs

Optimize capital spend, maximize your return on assets, and improve profitability – while running safe, sustainable operations.

Find chemicals software tailored to your needs

Explore the possibilities and profitability of our solutions – covering everything from supply chain technology to process analytics and compliance.

SAP S/4HANA

Help your chemical company transform and compete in the new digital reality. SAP S/4HANA can provide a proven framework to adopt best practices for the chemicals industry while attaining operational excellence across core customer engagement, asset management, and financial processes. Know more.

SAP Road Map for Utilities

Explore how our current, upcoming, and planned innovations help utilities deliver safe, reliable, and sustainable energy products and services.

Current release highlights

  • Monitoring, assessment. and forecasting of asset health based on granular data from sensors
  • Insights that trigger just-in-time maintenance orders and schedules
  • Real-time asset health status and failure prediction
  • Delivery of a 360-degree view of the customer to invigorate profitability and brand loyalty

Upcoming innovations

  • Digital collaboration with stakeholders throughout maintenance. replacement. and procurement
  • Partner extensions for the SAP Cloud for Energy solution
  • Seamless transition to the cloud with a native integration to SAP Cloud for Energy
  • Operation of customer service. sales. and commerce processes in an integrated way

Future plans

  • Apply the Internet of Things, machine learning, and artificial intelligence in the cloud
  • Develop specific solutions on SAP Cloud Platform
  • validate. store. and process structured and unstructured information
  • Support regulatory processes such as schedule management and energy settlement
Find software tailored to your utilities needs

Navigate environmental challenges, improve regulatory compliance, and boost operational efficiency with smart grid analytics and demand management.

III. Utilities

Utility companies can shape a digital world by reinventing power generation, transmission, distribution, and retail with utility solutions from SAP.

Utilities need flexibility services to optimize load potential

Utilities are transitioning from a delivery-focused role to one that orchestrates data and services. By 2025, we expect that a large number of industry players will derive revenue from services and energy data.

  • Portfolio and Project Management
  • Asset Operations and Maintenance
  • Intelligent Asset Management
  • Mobile Asset Management
  • Environment, Health, and Safety
  • Device Operations and Maintenance
  • Meter Reading and Energy Data Management
  • Utilities Planning and Analytics
  • Marketing as Growth Driver
  • Customer Service Excellence
  • Empowering Sales to Sell More
  • Omnichannel Commerce
  • Billing of Energy, Water, and Services
  • Revenue Management for Energy, Water, and Services
  • Subscription Management
SAP S/4HANA

Become a best-run business by connecting people, business networks, the Internet of Things, and Big Data with our real-time enterprise resource management suite for digital business that can be deployed in the cloud or on-premise.

SAP Energy Portfolio Management

Streamline energy procurement processes and reduce procurement and operating costs with time-series forecasts of customer demand and automated, integrated invoicing, planning, and data aggregation for nomination processes.